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Social Statistics

Alamance county north carolina dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school32,488100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,8295.6
Kindergarten1,6074.9
Elementary school (grades 1-8)14,97446.1
High school (grades 9-12)6,53320.1
College or graduate school7,54523.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over86,635100.0
Less than 9th grade7,7669.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma12,55014.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)27,02031.2
Some college, no degree16,22218.7
Associate degree6,4487.4
Bachelor's degree11,99313.8
Graduate or professional degree4,6365.4
Percent high school graduate or higher76.5(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.2(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over104,414100.0
Never married25,14924.1
Now married, except separated58,15955.7
Separated3,2173.1
Widowed7,7887.5
Female
6,5496.3
Divorced10,1019.7
Female
5,7805.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years2,554100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,22047.8
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over99,631100.0
Civilian veterans12,47512.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years28,800100.0
With a disability2,4678.6
Population 21 to 64 years74,968100.0
With a disability16,18521.6
Percent employed
64.3(X)
No disability58,78378.4
Percent employed
81.2(X)
Population 65 years and over17,417100.0
With a disability8,25347.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over122,378100.0
Same house in 199566,67154.5
Different house in the U.S. in 199552,34042.8
Same county
29,95824.5
Different county
22,38218.3
Same state
10,8618.9
Different state
11,5219.4
Elsewhere in 19953,3672.8
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population130,800100.0
Native122,51993.7
Born in United States
121,80693.1
State of residence
91,47469.9
Different state
30,33223.2
Born outside United States
7130.5
Foreign born8,2816.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5,8504.5
Naturalized citizen
1,5301.2
Not a citizen
6,7515.2
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)8,281100.0
Europe7689.3
Asia1,00712.2
Africa1211.5
Oceania130.2
Latin America6,23275.3
Northern America1401.7
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over122,378100.0
English only110,93790.7
Language other than English11,4419.3
Speak English less than 'very well
7,0615.8
Spanish
8,8947.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,1435.0
Other Indo-European languages
1,5381.3
Speak English less than "very well"
5020.4
Asian and Pacific Island languages
8240.7
Speak English less than "very well"
3450.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population130,800100.0

Total ancestries reported

110,29184.3
Arab1690.1
Czech11770.1
Danish1110.1
Dutch1,6251.2
English12,2049.3
French (except Basque)11,8581.4
French Canadian13010.2
German11,7989.0
Greek3890.3
Hungarian960.1
Irish19,2087.0
Italian2,3291.8
Lithuanian690.1
Norwegian4320.3
Polish9790.7
Portuguese1660.1
Russian1960.1
Scotch-Irish3,9533.0
Scottish2,5782.0
Slovak370.0
Subsaharan African1,0030.8
Swedish3880.3
Swiss760.1
Ukrainian640.0
United States or American22,31417.1
Welsh5310.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)840.1
Other ancestries37,15628.4
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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